Pronunciation: (i-stab"lish-mun-târ'ē-un), [key]
1. of or pertaining to an established church, esp. the Church of England, or the principle of state religion.
2. (often cap.) of, pertaining to, or favoring a political or social establishment.
1. a supporter or adherent of the principle of the establishment of a church by state law; an advocate of state religion.
2. (often cap.) a person who belongs to or favors a political or social establishment.
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